Tag: Orthodox

  • THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM

    It is difficult to determine the exact number of practicing (regular church) Orthodox Christians, it is only certain that the majority of self-identified as such do not know what God’s commandments are or what the Orthodox Catechism teaches, because they are from the so-called “Christmas Christians” ( celebrating Christmas and Easter in a family circle)…

  • The Orthodox Church and the Lutherans – An ecumenical correspondence from 1573 to 1581

    The ecumenical Patriarch Jeremiah II comments on the Confession of Augsburg The 25th┬áSeptember 1559 Philipp Melanchton wrote in a circular letter to a number of friends, that he the very day had dispatched a letter to the Patriarch of the church of Byzans – the spiritual head of the orthodox churches. With the letter he…